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Does anyone have a ^really^ waterproof waterproof???

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Takver Fri 08-Jul-11 20:39:52

Ideally that didn't cost an arm and a leg grin

Need to get a new one, but bizarrely there's no outdoor shops near here despite the fact that we have a lot of outdoors - don't want to spend £££s on something & then find it leaks after the first downpour!

missmapp Fri 08-Jul-11 20:48:20

I've got a northface one that cost 5o quid ( that was a few years ago though) but is brill, it lets no water in, even during a rain soaked camping weekend in devon, not sure what its called but is just a waterproof, no fleece inner or anything

hpsaucy Fri 08-Jul-11 20:49:53

I have a regatta on, which was about £40, its brillant

Takver Fri 08-Jul-11 20:52:15

I was looking at some Northface ones - bit wary of Regatta as have had some of their trousers and they leaked! But to be fair getting really waterproof trousers is always hard.

I think I just need a waterproof, not a fleece liner - better just to layer over a regular fleece I guess?

Takver Fri 08-Jul-11 20:56:40

This looks quite good - maybe the same sort of thing?

TinFairy Fri 08-Jul-11 21:02:52

I have that one, Takver (the NorthFace women's Resolve). I can highly recommend it.

missmapp Fri 08-Jul-11 21:04:55

Yes, thats the one Ive got, i would recommend it.

Takver Fri 08-Jul-11 21:27:12

Excellent, will go for that one. Now I just have to decide whether to buy it online or wait until I go somewhere I can try one on. Any thoughts as to whether it comes up big or small? (Would need to decide whether to go for small or med.)

TinFairy Fri 08-Jul-11 21:35:53

If you think you'll want/need to layer it over a fleece, then you might want to go for the bigger size.

Takver Fri 08-Jul-11 21:50:09

Reckon I'll do that - at the worst I can always exchange it. Thanks all for the help!

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